Shift Shapers Podcast

27 Apr 2020

Ep #310: The Genomic Revolution – With Darren Rowe

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This episode of The ShiftShapers Podcast is called “The Genomic Revolution – with Darren Rowe”. Today, host and Chief Transformation Strategist David Saltzman and Darren explore the current science of genomics and the potential it holds for precision medicine in the future.

Darren also raises the important social and ethical elements that are inherent with genomics, such as the role of wealth and the possibility of breeding superhumans based solely on their capacity to access this technology. Darren also explains how ROI can be determined in the early stages of genomics today.

What You’ll Learn From this Episode:

  • 04:20 The Genomic Revolution defined
  • 07:55 Applying genomics
  • 11:25 Genetic editing: a social and ethical question
  • 14:29 Precision medicine & insurance companies
  • 19:30 Demonstrating the ROI of genomics


03:26 “What are some things that you might want to think about when you’re purchasing a group plan for your employees? Maybe come up with a top 10 things that people need to recognize.”

08:13 “Anytime you can share a story, you’re touching people. They’re getting to know you better. You’re able to reach out and really say hey, I can identify with you. I get it. I’ve experienced this too. So stories are vital.”

17:47 “You’ll always get business from the audience if you present good content and you do some of the tips I shared earlier. But be negotiable.”

18:02 “Speaking should be used as a paid marketing tool for you to get more clients, for you to get in front of those audiences, to get those private speaking training or speaking gigs as well.”

21:11 “The best way to deal with fear is feel the fear, do it anyway, because you’re up there. You just have to get started.”

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